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Dodge Ball Last One Standing!

Dec 9, 2017

Dodge Ball Last One Standing! Take the Dodge Ball Challenge to benefit DCHS Tigerette Softball on Saturday, December 9 at the DCHS gym. Divisions are 6th-8th grade; 9th-12th grade, Women (all female teams will play in women's high school division), Men's (co-ed teams welcome). Prizes for 1st & 2nd place per division and Best Dressed Team Overall. If you have questions call Renee Walker at 931-808-0169 or Jamie Cripps at 931-319-1981. Find/follow this event on Facebook-Last One Standing Dodge Ball Challenge-DCHS Tigerette Softball. Register your 6 player team today!

Judy Redmon Takes Over Wanda's Traveling Friends Trips

Oct 30, 2017

Judy Redmon has taken over Wanda's Traveling friends which used to be led by Wanda Poss. Judy is now working with the company to keep these great trips going. She has plans for a New York Trip next June. Participants will be gone for 7 days and 6 nights. If you would like more information, call Judy at 615-597-6240, If she is not there. leave a message and phone number. She will return your call. Judy has 18 years experience escorting trips such as this. You will have a great time.

DCHS Tiger and Lady Tiger Basketball Schedule

Nov 14, 2017
5:30 p.m.

The 2017-18 DCHS Tiger and Lady Tiger Basketball Schedule
*Denotes District Game

November 14: Boyd Christian (Hall of Fame)- Home: 5:30 p.m.
November 17: Pickett County (Hall of Fame)- Away: 5:30 p.m.
November 20: Bledsoe County- Home: 5:30 p.m.
November 21: White County- Away: 6:00 p.m.
November 27: Warren County-Home 6:00 p.m.
November 28: Gordonsville-Away 6:00 p.m.

December 1: Watertown*-Away 6:00 p.m.
December 5: York Institute*-Home 6:00 p.m.
December 8: Cannon County*-Away 6:00 p.m.
December 12: Livingston Academy*-Home 6:00 p.m.
December 14:Bledsoe County-Away 5:30 p.m.
December 15: Warren County-Away 6:00 p.m.
December 19: Gordonsville-Home 6:00 p.m.
December 29: Trousdale County-Home 2:00 p.m.

January 4: Trousdale County-Away 6:00 p.m.
January 5: White County-Home 6:00 p.m.
January 9: Upperman*-Away 6:00 p.m.
January 12: Smith County*-Home 6:00 p.m.
January 16: Macon County*-Home 6:00 p.m.
January 19: Watertown*-Home 6:00 p.m.
January 23: York Institute*-Away 6:00 p.m.
January 26: Cannon County*-Home 6:00 p.m.
January 30: Livingston Academy*-Away 6:00 p.m.

February 2: Upperman*-Home 6:00 p.m.
February 6: Smith County*-Away 6:00 p.m.
February 8: Macon County*-Away 6:00 p.m.

Tennessee Volunteers Men's Basketball Schedule

Nov 14, 2017
6:00 p.m.

2017-18 Tennessee Volunteers Men's Basketball NOVEMBER Schedule

November 2: Carson-Newman- Knoxville: Game Time 6 p.m. (Central Standard Time)
November 10: Presbyterian- Knoxville-Game Time 6 p.m.
November 14: High Point-Knoxville-Game Time 6 p.m.
November 22:1-Purdue-Bahamas: Game Time 11:00 a.m.
November 23:1-Battle for Atlantis-Bahamas: Game Time 11:30 a.m.
November 24:1-Battle for Atlantis-Bahamas: TBA
November 29: Mercer: Knoxville-TBA

Chamber Prayer Breakfast to be held November 21

Nov 21, 2017
7:00 a.m.
DeKalb County Complex

A man with ties to DeKalb County who has spent much of his life associated with the military will be the keynote speaker for the annual Smithville-DeKalb County Chamber Prayer Breakfast next month.

Steven “Steve” A. Cantrell will deliver remarks during the event to be held Tuesday, November 21 from 7 a.m. until 8 a.m. at the DeKalb County Complex Theatre, 712 South Congress Boulevard, Smithville. Doors open at 6:30 a.m.

Cantrell is a member of the Senior Executive Service and is currently serving in the Department of the Air Force as the Director of the Civil Aviation Intelligence Analysis Center, Washington D.C.

The Prayer Breakfast theme is “Thankful, Grateful, and Blessed.” On the program, Suzanne Slager will be singing the National Anthem and performing special music. Local Boy Scout Troop #347 will present the flags. Leaders from our community will lead prayers for our Children and Families, Health and Healing for our Communities, and for Military and Emergency Response Personnel making this a meaningful and memorable experience. A delicious breakfast will be prepared by Jason Evans, head chef of The Inn at Evins Mill and served with the help of the 2017 Chamber Board of Directors.

Tickets are $12 per person and can be purchased from the Chamber Board of Directors or emailing Suzanne Williams at: or texting her at: 615-464-7760. We’ll be glad to hold your tickets at the door.

Chamber Prayer Breakfast organizers, Jen Sherwood and Josh Issac would like to invite everyone to join them at this special and inspirational event in giving thanks to God for the abundant blessings He has given us in our county and for His direction as we move forward into the future.”

The Chamber Prayer Breakfast is a wonderful way to begin the holiday season. A BIG THANK YOU to the current Chamber Prayer Breakfast Sponsors: Saint Thomas Healthcare/Saint Thomas DeKalb Hospital, Caney Fork Electric Cooperative, DTC Communications, Middle Tennessee Natural Gas “Project Hometown Help,” Pates Ford Marina & Fish Lipz Grill, Sligo Marina and Restaurant, and Sunbelt Realty.

Donations Needed for Snow Hill Cemetery Fund

Oct 27, 2017

Donations are needed for the perpetual care of the Snow Hill Cemetery beside Snow Hill Baptist Church. Please contribute to the Snow Hill Cemetery Fund at Regions Bank in Smithville or send your donation to Myron Rhody at 1771 Old Snow Hill Road, Dowelltown 37059. Your help is needed and would be appreciated.

Free Classes Available to Those Seeking High School Equivalency Diploma

Oct 30, 2017
County Complex

If you never completed high school and would like to obtain an equivalency diploma you have that opportunity.

Free High School Equivalency (Hi-Set) Classes are held on Mondays and Thursdays from 3:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the County Complex at 722 South Congress Boulevard. Enter through the UT Extension/Motlow College Corridor, Room 119. Mary Anne Carpenter is the class instructor. On-line classes are also available.

Student registration is conducted on Mondays, beginning at 3:30 pm and then again on Tuesdays starting at 8:30 am – 12:00pm. The Toll Free phone number is: 855-516-0160.

Support Group Meeting for Those Caring for Relative Children

Oct 31, 2017
1:00 p.m.
Fiddlers Annex, Smithville

Are you raising a relative child or need housing assistance?

For more information on housing assistance and/or support while raising a relative child, please contact Melissa Allison at the Upper Cumberland Development District toll free at 1-877-275-8233.

A support group meeting, for relatives that are caring for relative children, will be held, Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at the Fiddlers Annex, 125 Fiddlers Drive, Smithville, TN., from 1:00 – 2:00 pm.

For housing assistance while caring for relative child, contact Myra Walker at 931-432-4111.

L.B.J. & C. Accepting Applications for Head Start

Mar 9, 2014 to Mar 31, 2014
Smithville Head Start Center

L.B.J. & C. Head Start is currently accepting applications to provide free comprehensive child development services to children 3-5 years of age from low-income families in a full-day program. Services are also offered to meet the special needs of children with disabilities. L.B.J. & C. Head Start helps all children succeed.

L.B.J. & C. Head Start provides children with activities that help them grow mentally, socially, emotionally, and physically. The L.B.J. & C. Head Start recognizes that, as parents, you are the first and most important teachers of your children. They will welcome your involvement in L.B.J. & C. Head Start activities and will work as partners with you to help your child and family progress. Children who attend L.B.J. & C. Head Start participates in a variety of educational activities, receive free medical and dental care, free healthy meals and snacks, and enjoy playing indoors and outdoors in a safe environment.

L.B.J. & C. Head Start staff members will offer your child love, acceptance, understanding, and the opportunity to learn and to experience success.

For more information contact the Smithville Head Start Center at 615-597-5168.


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